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  • RECREATION SPECIALIST

    Departments - HR Job Postings
    General Description of Position: This position with the HAYWOOD COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT will develop, organize, implement and promote a variety of year-round recreational and athletic programs for County citizens of all age groups. Minimum Training a...
  • Board of Commissioners Agenda 06-02-08

    Board of Commissioners - Agendas
      HAYWOOD COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERSAGENDA FORJUNE 2, 2008  The Board will meet in the COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING ROOM #3451of the HAYWOOD COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER at 285 N. Main Street, Waynesvillebeginning at 9:00 a.m.  Citizens must sign up for...
  • Haywood Soil & Water District Spring, Summer Newsletter

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    The mission of the Haywood Soil & Water District is to protect the natural resources of Haywood County through education, financial and technical assistance. Take a moment to read the Spring & Summer 2008 Newsletter, then visit the Soil & Water District...
  • ASSISTANT EMERGENCY SERVICES COORDINATOR

    Departments - HR Job Postings
    The purpose of the class is to manage the preparedness for, the response to, and the recovery from disasters or major emergencies which may occur within the boundaries of Haywood County in the absence of the Director; and to perform related professional, ...
  • Public comment sought on proposed changes to Animal Control ordinance

    Departments - Animal Control
    The Haywood County Animal Control Department is seeking public comment on proposed changes in Haywood County's Animal Control Ordinance. The proposed changes will be submitted to the Haywood County Board of Commissioners during their regularly-scheduled...
  • Quarter-cent sales tax resolution, Draft

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    On May 6, Haywood County voters approved the addition of a one-quarter cent sales and use tax. Following is a proposed resolution to levy the tax beginning in Oct. 2008. The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on this resolution at 5...
  • Draft - Quarter Cent Sales Tax Resolution

    About Haywood County Government - For Your Information
    On May 6, Haywood County voters approved the addition of a one-quarter cent sales and use tax. Following is a proposed resolution to levy the tax beginning in Oct. 2008. The Board of County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on this resolution at 5...
  • Commissioners to hold budget work session

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    The Haywood County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, May 22 in the conference room of the Haywood County Administration Building, located at 81 Elmwood Way in Waynesville. The purpose of the work session is to discuss...
  • Commissioners to hold budget work session

    About Haywood County Government - For Your Information
    The Haywood County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session at 1:30 p.m., Thursday, May 22 in the conference room of the Haywood County Administration Building, located at 81 Elmwood Way in Waynesville. The purpose of the work session is to discuss...
  • New flood insurance rate maps available for public review

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    RALEIGH – On Wednesday, May 21st, the residents and business community of Haywood County will have the opportunity to review and ask questions about preliminary copies of newly updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) developed for Haywood County, situ...
  • BOCC Meeting 04/21/08

    Board of Commissioners - Minutes
    HAYWOOD COUNTY COMMISSIONERSREGULAR MEETING – April 21, 2008 CALL TO ORDERChairman Larry R. Ammons convened the regular meeting of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners at 5:00 .m. in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room at the Haywood Coun...
  • BOCC Special Meeting 04/11/08

    Board of Commissioners - Minutes
    HAYWOOD COUNTY COMMISSIONERSSPECIAL MEETING – April 11, 2008  CALL TO ORDER  Vice-Chairman J.W. “Kirk” Kirkpatrick, III convened a special meeting of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners at 1:45 p.m. in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Roo...
  • BOCC Meeting 04/07/08

    Board of Commissioners - Minutes
    HAYWOOD COUNTY COMMISSIONERSREGULAR MEETING – April 7, 2008  CALL TO ORDERChairman Larry R. Ammons convened the regular meeting of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners at 9:05 a.m. in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room at the Haywood County ...
  • BOCC Special Meeting 03/28/08

    Board of Commissioners - Minutes
       HAYWOOD COUNTY COMMISSIONERSSPECIAL MEETING – MARCH 28, 2008   CALL TO ORDER  Chairman Larry Ammons convened a special meeting of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners at 1:45 p.m. in the Board Room in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Roo...
  • BOCC Meeting 03/17/08

    Board of Commissioners - Minutes
    HAYWOOD COUNTY COMMISSIONERSREGULAR MEETING – March 17th, 2008  CALL TO ORDERChairman Larry R. Ammons convened the regular meeting of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners at 5:00 p.m. in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room at the Haywood Coun...
  • BOCC Special Meeting 03/14/08

    Board of Commissioners - Minutes
       HAYWOOD COUNTY COMMISSIONERSSPECIAL MEETING – MARCH 14, 2008   CALL TO ORDER  Chairman Larry Ammons convened a special meeting of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners at 1:45 p.m. in the Board Room in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Roo...
  • BOCC Special Meeting 03/07/08

    Board of Commissioners - Minutes
       HAYWOOD COUNTY COMMISSIONERSSPECIAL MEETING – MARCH 7, 2008   CALL TO ORDER  Chairman Larry Ammons convened a special meeting of the Haywood County Board of Commissioners at 1:45 p.m. in the Board Room in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room...
  • Spring Clean-Up set for May 19-30

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    For the second straight year, the Haywood County Board of Commissioners is encouraging citizens to engage in a little spring cleaning at the county’s expense.For two weeks beginning May 19 and ending May 30, commissioners are encouraging citizens to cle...
  • Flood Insurance Maps Public Meeting

    About Haywood County Government - For Your Information
    Haywood County residents and members of the business community will have the opportunity to review and ask questions about the preliminary copies of newly updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) for Haywood County during a public meeting at 5:30 p.m., W...
  • Rabies case confirmed; Vaccine clinics set for May 12-16

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    The first case of rabies in Haywood County in 2008 has been confirmed in the Clyde area near the Shook House museum. On Monday, May 5, a rabid raccoon attacked a dog on Monday, May 5. The raccoon was killed by the dog owner and the dog’s rabies vaccine ...